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ITEM#: 13745179This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Red garnet reveals the beauty of its rich grain, sculpted into a sleek obelisk by Cesar Gonzáles. Shaped and polished by hand, the garnet obelisk shows inclusions of quartz within garnet, thought to awaken the inner fire of creativity.
- Color: Dark red, white inclusions
- Material: Garnet
- Dimensions: 8.1 inches high x 2 inches wide x 2 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
Peruvian artisan Cesar Gonzales has worked as a stone carver since 1988. Of his four children, the oldest girl shows the most interest in her father's art and even assists him. Gonzales works with serpentine, rose manganese, calcite, celestite, red jasper, mottramite, chrysocolla, rhodochrosite and quartz. 'I work in stone because of the beautiful things that can be made with each kind,' he says. 'I like stone's naturalness and purity of color.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code N (garnet). See for further information.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Accent Type||Other Accent Pieces|
|Dimensions||8.1 inches H x 2.0 inches W x 2.0 inches D|
|Country of Origin||Peru|
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For my son whose birthstone is garnet. Really like it.Read More
Garnet Obelisk is a real stone and good color of burgundy. A little marbled look and lots of burgundy color.Read More
I'd prefer a less glossy finish for a more natural look, but now that I reexamine the photo, I see that it is as indicated.Read More
This was a gift to my daughter in law. Her birthday is in January and she isn't able to wear silver so getting her jewelry in her birthstone is almost impossible. I was very pleased to find this item in Garnet. It took a while to arrive but was very very well packaged; Only thing I would have liked to have would have been a description enclosed with it.Read More
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